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‘Mission 2025’: Corporates and mayors call for more ambitious national climate plans

Business leaders, investors, and mayors have teamed up on a new initiative designed to encourage governments to produce ambitious climate plans ahead of a crucial UN deadline early next year. The Mission 2025 initiative, launched this morning, is urging governments to…

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Study: UK van emissions have increased more than 60 per cent since 1990

Carbon emissions from the UK's van fleet has risen by almost two thirds since 1990, threatening climate targets and undermining the emissions savings delivered through growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs). That is the headline conclusion from new research by Transport…

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Study: UK van emissions have increased more than 60 per cent since 1990

Carbon emissions from the UK's van fleet has risen by almost two thirds since 1990, threatening climate targets and undermining the emissions savings delivered through growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs). That is the headline conclusion from new research by Transport…

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Don’t Tell Anyone, but Private Blockchains Handle Over $1.5T of Securities Financing a Month

Financial technology consultancy Broadridge says it handles $50 billion a day of repurchase agreements involving big banks on its permission-only DLR platform. Europe-focused securities finance private blockchain firm HQLAx says its platform can save banks as much as 100 million euros…

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Don’t Tell Anyone, but Private Blockchains Handle Over $1.5T of Securities Financing a Month

Financial technology consultancy Broadridge says it handles $50 billion a day of repurchase agreements involving big banks on its permission-only DLR platform. Europe-focused securities finance private blockchain firm HQLAx says its platform can save banks as much as 100 million euros…

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Majority of Japanese Institutional Investors Plan to Invest in Crypto in Next Three Years: Nomura Survey

54% of firms surveyed said they planned to invest in crypto in the next three years. A quarter of respondents said they had a positive impression of digital assets. The preferred allocation to crypto was between 2%-5% of AUM, investors said.…

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David Beckham joins King Charles’ Foundation as an ambassador for nature

Former England international footballer David Beckham has been confirmed as an ambassador for the King's Foundation in a bid to help improve young people's understanding of nature. The six-time Premier League winner, who represented England on 115 occasions including at the World Cup and…

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In Germany, a Tournament Runs Smoothly, but the Trains Do Not

Sweltering train cars, frequent delays and regular cancellations: At the Euro 2024 men’s soccer tournament, Germany’s faltering rail system emerges as a tough opponent.Niclas Füllkrug arrived early at the Adidas campus just outside Herzogenaurach, a picture-postcard town in Bavaria that was…

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Jeff Smith, BlackRock’s Former HR Executive, Talks Driving Business Strategies and Creating HR Practices

Jeff Smith, BlackRock’s former global chief human resources officer, has decades of experience in all aspects of human resources (HR). He’s been responsible for hiring, compensation, creating HR practices and operations, and driving business strategy. Every company operates differently, which is…

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‘Special measures’: Labour vows to crackdown on water industry following surge in water-borne diseases

The number of people admitted to hospital with water-borne diseases has increased sharply over the last five years, providing further evidence of how record levels of sewage pollution are impacting human health.  That is conclusion of a new analysis released today…

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This Is Why Altcoin Investors Struggle Despite Bitcoin, Ether Sitting Near Yearly Highs

Crypto majors such as SOL, AVAX, APT, SUI saw 40% to 70% corrections over the past months, weighing on altcoin sentiment, while BTC and ETH are down only 15% from their yearly highs. Venture funds are under pressure to sell tokens…

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U.S. Unveils Rules to Curb Investments in Chinese Technology

The Treasury Department unveiled rules to curb financing of Chinese semiconductors, quantum computers and artificial intelligence systems.The Biden administration on Friday outlined its plans to curb new American investment in critical Chinese technology industries that could be used to enhance China’s…

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